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  • Crawling into theaters
    Hollywood takes Halloween off
    A funny thing happened on the way to Halloween this year. For the most part, Hollywood is ignoring it, much like one other holiday this past year.That would be July 4. That is correct, two holidays that, in the past, garnered much more attention....
  • computer hacker conference on December 27, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.
    "After the Breach" Cyber-Risk Conference in Chicago
    DePaul University's Arditti Center for Risk Management, Center for Financial Services, the College of Computing and Digital Media and Sapient Global Markets Present:The First Annual DePaul University Cyber-Risk Conference: “After the...
  • Corey Brooks
    Black pastor target of death threats for supporting Republican candidate
    Corey Brooks pastors a church in Chicago's South Side. He also happens to be black. Recently, ABC News reported Sunday, he joined a group of black pastors who support GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner over Democrat Pat Quinn. As a...
  • Pastor’s church vandalized, receives death threats for supporting a Republican
    Pastor’s church vandalized, receives death threats for supporting a Republican
    On Monday, the TeaParty.org organization reported that Corey Brooks, a Chicago South Side black pastor who was featured in an ad endorsing Illinois governor candidate Republican Bruce Rauner, found that his church was broken into, vandalized, and...
  • Glazed and Infused after dark
    Go glazed after dark at Glazed and Infused
    As the party nears an end, some night owls crave a sweet treat to cap off an exciting night. Glazed and Infused is ready to satisfy the night owls with its artisan doughnuts.The Hubbard Street doughnut window will offer brand new late night hours....
  • Celebrate National Oatmeal Day on Oat Street
    Chicagoans celebrate National Oatmeal Day on Oat Street
    Fighting the Chicago commuter gridlock can be tiresome. It can leave commuters lacking the energy to make it through the day. Fight the energy crisis on National Oatmeal Day when Oat Street celebrates the satisfying oatmeal.October 29 is National...
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Chipotle Teams Up with University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center
    Chipotle Mexican Grill pledges up to $20,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center from Proceeds of Chicago-area Restaurants on Wednesday, November 5th.WHO:Chipotle Mexican Grill, the national restaurant company that is...
  • Haute Talk In The City Part 2: Little Black Dresses & Cocktails
    Chicago hair & beauty events in November
    Haute Talk in the City Part 2: Little Black Dresses & CocktailsJoin Haute Kinky Hair at Huetiful Salon, November 15 for Haute Talk in the City Part 2: Little Black Dresses and Cocktails. During this event you will learn ways to protect your...
  • Chicago Lakefront May 31, 2014
    Chicago Small Business Resource Expo 2014
    Edgewater Development Corporation & Loyola University Chicago Present:Chicago Small Business Resource ExpoGROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS, EVEN IN TODAY’S ECONOMY:In an effort to help local small business owners and entrepreneurs succeed and...
  • Maryland vote
    Machines flip GOP votes to Democrats in Maryland
    Voting machines that switch Republican votes to Democrats are being reported in Maryland.“When I first selected my candidate on the electronic machine, it would not put the ‘x’ on the candidate I chose -- a Republican -- but it...
  • Roz Ryan as Matron 'Mama' Morton in "Chicago"
    Rapid Fire 10 Q with Roz Ryan, Matron Mama Morton in "Chicago"; now at TPAC
    Earlier this week, I posted my Rapid Fire 20 Q with Terra C. MacLeod and Bianca Marroquin who are currently starring as Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart in the National Tour of Broadway's "Chicago". After opening night of the Nashville leg...
  • Chicago Lakefront Skyline and Willis Tower
    Chicago North Side Small Business Expo
    The City of Chicago, Western Union, Truman College and local chambers of commerce present:North Side Small Business ExpoThe expo includes workshops by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and YWCA. Victoria Rock will assist attendees to refine...
  • "Chicago" National Tour starring John O'Hurley
    John O'Hurley, Roz Ryan & cast bring 'Chicago''s 'Razzle Dazzle' to TPAC
    From the moment accused murderess Velma Kelly makes her spectacular entrance, first rising from beneath the stage, then descending a staircase that runs down the center of the on-stage orchestra in "Chicago", I couldn't help but have...
  • Room for Hope benefits Lurie Children's
    Room for Hope at Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
    For many families, a night at a grand Chicago hotel can be an escape from the daily grind. When the hotel stay can bring hope to families and children who are receiving medical treatment, the night away is even more special. The Hyatt Chicago...
  • Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    It's been a while since my last Chicago Catholic Examiner column, but today's topic is a very special piece. I'd like to wish a special Bon Voyage to a group of Chicago Catholics that are getting lucky. By “get lucky”, I...